Dell 1855/1955 Blades - ISO boot Quick Start Guild

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Booting a blade server for an OS install can be confusing at first. There is no DVD or CD drive! It’s very simple once you know where to go. Here is a quick start guild to get you up and running. This assumes the Digital KVM Ip address is 192.168.4.1 in this example.

  1. Make sure you have Java installed on your computer already
  2. https://192.168.4.1
  3. Login, default login name is root with the password calvin
  4. Media -> Pick your blade -> Attach
  5. After you are attached click on “Launch Media Application”
  6. Select the ISO on your workstation to mount on the blade. By default the blade boots to the CD/ISO if detected. But you might need to specify the boot device if anything as been changed. F2 to access the BIOS if you need to.